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Taverna Do Guedes

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Rua Dos pescadores, 25, Alvor, Portimao 8500, Portugal
+351 282 458 528
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Northumberland
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94 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I made sure I could enjoy this place on my last night because it truly is one of the best places to eat in Alvor. As a solo traveller I feel very comfortable in Alvor generally and you are spoiled for choice. But this little taverna has incredible food and an incredibly cosy atmosphere. I had razor clams for starter... More 

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West Yorkshire
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After reading a review about this restaurant we had to find it...although on our first visit we couldn't get in we booked for the following evening. The wait was well worth it. The restaurant has a nice atmosphere and is mixed with locals as well as tourists. The fish was the best I have ever had....the service was great and... More 

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Thank Robanan
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Had cataplana here twice. Excellent food. Great wine and staff were excellent. Nothing too much trouble. The restaurant itself is lovely inside. It's got a great atmosphere as well. Busy wee place so probably best to book. Will definitely return

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Thank Leonsmyboy
Woking, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Family run? lovely environment downstairs (even shoulder season best to book as downstairs has best atmosphere). You may need to be prepared to share a table so there is nothing pretentious about this place but fish has to be best for quality and for value, unbeatable in Alvor town. We keep coming back has staying power been there >20 years... More 

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Thank alanaw0king
Northern Ireland
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

I love this restaurant Atmosphere food and staff excellent Had a lovely evening Thanks All. Looking forward to our next visit.

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Thank Vincynorthernireland
Eaton Bray, UK
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Like many other reviewers, we have been coming here for years and years. It is well hidden off the main drag but is nevertheless always packed, and it is advisable to book. It is a family affair offering simple food in simple surroundings. The fish washed down with a jug of green wine is always a winner!

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Thank pouletmaison
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Stumbled on this restaurant 20 years ago, been at least once every year since, always high quality food, warm and friendly service and fantastic value for money. The number of regulars you meet there is testimony to its enduring excellence.

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Thank Rob H
Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

We have been visiting Francesco at Guedes for around 20 years now. My Grandfather came across this excellent little family run restaurant and we have visited every year several times without fail. The fish is superb and always caught fresh that day. The restaurant is a homely one, and isn't much to look at from the outside (name of the... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

We really liked this place, we ate there 3 times. food is good, really nice waiting staff, and very family friendly. they have lovely green wine by the jug! Would recommend any of the fish starters or mains, all really good. Try the trigger fish main, gorgeous meaty white fish, a local type apparently! If you like your food and... More 

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Hua Hin, Thailand
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

I have been to Alvor many times over the years and without a shadow of doubt this is the worst service and food I have experienced. There were 3 adults and one 14 year old in our party. We skipped starters and opted for a bottle of house red which was just about drinkable.One of us ordered golden bream (this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Dos pescadores, 25, Alvor, Portimao 8500, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Portimao  >  Alvor
  • Phone Number: +351 282 458 528

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?